It Wasn't Me

Album: Hot Shot (2000)
Charted: 1 1
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  • Yo, man
    (Yo)
    Open up, man
    (Yeah, what do you want, man?)
    My girl just caught me
    (You let her catch you?)
    I don't know how I let this happen
    (With who?)
    The girl next door, ya know?
    Man, I don't know what to do
    (Say it wasn't you)
    Alright

    Honey came in and she caught me red-handed
    Creepin' with the girl next door
    Picture this we were both butt naked
    Bangin' on the bathroom floor
    How could I forget that I had
    Given her an extra key
    All this time she was standin' there
    She never took her eyes off me

    How yuh fi give the woman access to your villa?
    Trespasser and a witness all the hacklin' a yuh pillow
    You better watch your back before she turn into a killer
    Let's review the situation that you're caught up inna
    To be a true player, yuh haffi know how fi play
    If she say, "A night," convince her say, "A day"
    Never admit to a word when she say
    And if she claims ah yuh, tell her, "Baby, no way"

    But she caught me on the counter (it wasn't me)
    Saw me bangin' on the sofa (it wasn't me)
    I even had her in the shower (it wasn't me)
    She even caught me on camera (it wasn't me)
    She saw the marks on my shoulder (it wasn't me)
    Heard the words that I told her (it wasn't me)
    Heard the screams gettin' louder (it wasn't me)
    She stayed until it was over

    Honey came in and she caught me red-handed
    Creepin' with the girl next door
    Picture this, we were both butt naked
    Bangin' on the bathroom floor
    I had tried to keep her from what
    She was about to see
    Why should she believe me
    When I told her it wasn't me?

    Make she know say that she really no have right fi vex
    A never you she see yah make the gigolo flex
    A smaddy else a favor you inna di complex
    Seein' is believin', so you better change your specs
    You know she a go bring a whole heap a things up from the past
    All the likkle evidence, yuh better know fi mask
    Quick pon yuh answer, know how fi talk
    But if she pack a gun, you know you better run fast

    But she caught me on the counter (it wasn't me)
    Saw me bangin' on the sofa (it wasn't me)
    I even had her in the shower (it wasn't me)
    She even caught me on camera (it wasn't me)
    She saw the marks on my shoulder (it wasn't me)
    Heard the words that I told her (it wasn't me)
    Heard the screams gettin' louder (it wasn't me)
    She stayed until it was over

    Honey came in and she caught me red-handed
    Creepin' with the girl next door
    Picture this, we were both butt naked
    Bangin' on the bathroom floor
    How could I forget that I had given her an extra key
    All this time she was standin' there
    She never took her eyes off me

    Wanna tell her that I'm sorry
    For the pain that I've caused
    I've been listenin' to your reasonin'
    It makes no sense at all
    Need to tell her that I'm sorry
    For the pain that I've caused
    You may think that you're a player
    But you're completely lost
    That's why I sing

    Honey came in and she caught me red-handed
    Creepin' with the girl next door
    Picture this, we were both butt naked
    Bangin' on the bathroom floor
    How could I forget that I had given her an extra key
    All this time she was standin' there
    She never took her eyes off me Writer/s: Allen Thomas, Brian Thompson, Charles Miller, Harold Brown, HOWARD SCOTT, LEE LEVITIN, Lee Livitin, Leroy Jordan, Morris Dickerson, Orville Burrell, Ricardo Ducent, Scott Howard, Shaun Pizzonia, THOMAS ALLEN
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 18

  • Jessie from ChicagoRikRok MADE this song the hit that it was. His voice is amazing. The video is still funny to this day.
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenBrings to mind something my daughter said when she was small. I walked in on her getting into the cookies she'd been told to stay out of. She dropped the box, shut her eyes and screamed "It's not me! I'm not here!"
  • Angie from DetroitThe video is very funny. Despite the debate about who the main singer was/is, I think that RikRok and Shaggy's voices, really complement each other.
  • Daniel from Winchester, OhioShaggy's voice is amazing though.
  • Jeff from Boston, MaRegarding whether this song is disrespectful to women: My ex-girlfriend, a vocal feminist, loved the song and thought it was very funny. If the song casts aspersions on anybody it's men, for being cheaters and idiots. I don't know any men who've said they feel offended though.
  • Lily from Argyle, TxSandy:

    The song was meant to be a satire. It is not meant to be taken seriously. And if you listen to the end, it says he is going to apologize to his girlfriend instead of continue to deny it.
  • Landon from Winchester, OhI can't stand the voice of Shaggy himself! But the song is great. I wander if I got a girlfriend and was caught cheating, if saying "It Wasn't Me" would really work. I should know it probably wouldn't, so why does this song concern using that to cover up what a guy did? Interesting.
  • Jonathan from Auckland, New ZealandWho is the actress that plays 'the girl next door in this' vid?
  • Larry from Coral Springs, FlI used to work in a warehouse where they had a radio planted somewhere to a station and this song would come on every now and then. Despite that i could never make out the verus as they were sung so rapidly to a point where they were not understandable..I found it rather amusing nonetheless.
  • Jeremy from Scottsdale, AzThis song is funny because Shaggy keeps telling him to deny it even though he is caught red-handed. As if that would ever work.

    And Sandy from Warsaw needs to lighten up.
  • Luke from Manchester, Englandhey veronica, put something constructive or don't bother typing
  • Sandy from Warsaw, InThis song is disgusting! It is disrespectful to women and it is nasty I can't believe you listen to this stuff!! Its like porn only instead of pictures its music!! GROSS!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Danny from Philadelphia, PaNeither Shaggy nor Rikrok sang back up vocals on this great song. Rikrok sang the verses, and Shaggy did the refrain.
  • Marlow from Perthvery funny at the time!
  • Dawson from Draper, UtShaggy wasn't the backup! He made the song, he should be credited with all the singing. Rikrok just did other singing. I love this song, though. I listen to it a lot. : )
  • Matt from Monroe, LaThis song makes me depressed because it reminds me of how horrible the music was after in the late 90's
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesI think Shaggy was creditted as the main performer because no one knew who RikRok was at that time
  • Kristin from Kelowna, CanadaClearly the true singer of this song is Rikrok or also known as Ricardo Ducent because he was the main signer, shaggy was the backup!
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